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The trouble with Ed Miliband

By Richard Roberts The trouble with Ed Miliband isn’t that he’s too intellectual and can’t communicate with ordinary people. It isn’t that he’s too socialist and in the pocket of the trades unions. It isn’t even that he looks like Wallace; nor that by allowing himself to be snapped eating ...

PMQ 15th October 2014 – Carswell’s Crazy Gang

By Joe Mellor, Deputy Editor Since the last PMQs the economy has leapt back into life, Miliband totally forgot the economy, and two MPs defected to UKIP. Regardless of that hiccup/convulsion (delete as appropriate) you felt the PM would survive today’s onslaught. Unfortunately for the PM it appears that one ...

The next five potential crashes

By Jack Peat, Editor of The London Economic  Boom and bust seems like a primitive economic state, but few would argue today that the harsh cyclical nature of the economy has seen its day. If anything, they've become more severe. Soviet economist Nikolai Kondratiev theorised in the early 20th century ...

I just want to be loved

Nathan Lee’s satirical report of Nick Clegg’s Party Conference Speech. Nick Clegg is expected to deliver a tearjerker of a speech at the Liberal Democrats Party Conference this afternoon, responding to the number of times Cameron has been “nasty” to him by promising to raise the capital gains tax for ...

Don’t be too disillusioned to vote, be too disillusioned not to

By Pieter Cranenbroek ‘Bad politicians are sent to Washington by good people who don’t vote,’ William E. Simon once remarked. Replace ‘Washington’ with ‘Westminster’ and the sentence doesn’t lose its significance. The British left can no longer passively wait for Russell Brand’s revolution and watch with dismay how politics is ...

The Conservatives come fighting back, but will it work?

By Gregory Taylor  It was not the best start for the Conservative Party Conference, but things have gone rather better than some would have thought. On Saturday night we had seen one MP joining UKIP and another minister standing down because of a sex scandal. For political geeks like me, it’s ...

The real cost of EU membership

By Ella Vine There's two opposing views on EU migration and the cost of the UK’s membership with the EU. On one side there's the proponents who argue the economic benefits outweigh the cost of membership, on the other there's those who argue we pay out more than we bring in. The ...

Tories top survey as party conference love cheats

By Steve Taggart It appears it isn't just ex-Tory MP Brooks Newmark who has an eye for members of the opposite sex, they really shouldn't have. The Tories have come top of a political list of love cheats in a new survey. This week the Conservatives host their annual party conference in Manchester ...

Scotland Votes NO to Independence

06:20am: Scotland has voted No to independence, 55 per cent to 45 per cent. But while Edinburgh voted No, Glasgow voted Yes and the close nature of the results is likely to shake-up the political fabric of the UK. A total 1.6 million Scots voted for independence, First Minister Alex Salmond ...

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